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  • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

    Probably does not matter to this discussion but the Asian markets are all on the rise over this (well, at least in part.) Nikkei, Hang Seng, Sensex, Singapore all up. Only Shanghai Composite is slightly down.

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    • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

      Originally posted by O'Sullivan Bere View Post
      I'm well outside Philly in a red precinct. That is what I found telling with the women vote especially...GOP women repudiating Romney and especially Tom Smith for Senate after his rape pregnancy comments, backing a Dem woman, a first for PA on both parts, for Attorney General (she won), etc, and of course the segment of minorities that even inhabit red areas, etc.
      Oh, i thought you judged in the city, not out in your county (won't mention it by name here), sorry for the confusion. I was just going to give you a message to post in there and clear up whatever happened in what i thought was your precinct.

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      • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

        Originally posted by ericams2786 View Post
        Well well well. Looks like all us crazy ass stupid "pot smoking" "hippie" Ron Paul people were right...ROMNEY COULD NOT AND WOULD NOT BEAT OBAMA. And alas, he didn't, just like I said a year ago. Now, had the GOP nominated a true conservative...a Constitutionalist, a fiscal conservative...perhaps the results would have been different. But hey, you kick out the youth, the independents, the liberals and Dems switching over to vote for a guy they actually like in your primary...well what do you expect. The GOP will not win until they embrace the liberty movement. This is not a threat...it is reality. It happened in 2008 and now tonight.
        Perhaps. But Ron Paul would have lost even bigger. As much as I like some of Paul's ideas his foreign policy is loonie toons.

        tashi deleks,

        M

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        • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

          Originally posted by thanatos144 View Post
          If is shocking people voted in a man who let men die so he wouldn't look bad.... This country is fucked. At least the paulbots got what they wanted.
          I was going to remove the line about Paul to try keep this on topic but you know what, you can defend yourself once the RP fans rip you up.

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          • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

            The Asian markets gaining is a good sign that the DOW will be down significantly on Wednesday.

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            • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

              Originally posted by MeadHallPirate
              ahoy Vuld Edone,

              conservatives don't acknowledge the existence 'o moderate conservatives, matey.

              aye.

              - MeadHallPirate
              They're called Liberals.

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              • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                Originally posted by MeadHallPirate
                ahoy Vuld Edone,

                conservatives don't acknowledge the existence 'o moderate conservatives, matey.
                aye.

                - MeadHallPirate
                Has someone seen a pirate? I wanted to answer to him but he seems to have ceased to exist. (Joking, by the way.)
                Last edited by Vuld Edone; 11-06-2012, 09:30 PM. Reason: joke, joke, joke

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                • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                  Originally posted by MeadHallPirate
                  ahoy Ericsams2786,

                  imma thinkin' that the lesson conservatives take from this, regrettably, would be "why didn't we nominate Santorum?".

                  - MeadHallPirate
                  Because they're fucking idiots. Santorum was hands down the best single conservative crusader in the race...was he nominated, i would have spent 6 months convincing Pete to vote for him in the General. I would have got sister Mary to beat him and cane him until his hands bled, if i could, but i would have voted for a Papist ; Republicans fucked this up from the get go.

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                  • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                    It´s priceless, how some conservative pundits are already talking about Obama not having a clear mandate, due to him being behind in the popular vote.

                    1. Didn´t Al Gore win the popular vote in 2000? Didn´t exactly hold back Bush...
                    2. He´s behind with very few votes and California is still counting. Too soon to call it.
                    3. Bush 2004 got 286 electoral votes. Obama´s got 290 so far.

                    So yeah, quite an academic debate they´re having

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                    • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                      Originally posted by Mahasattva View Post
                      Agreed. Romney was not the fav of conservatives. Obama still may lose the popular vote.

                      tashi deleks,

                      M
                      Hume did call out those so called "conservatives" and asked if they would suffer from a sudden dosage of "shoe on other foot syndrome", bitching about the EC, when they defended it in 2000. But i don't think they will, now that the bastardized filth of Mitt Romney and the foul stench that came with is gone, they will get their principles back.

                      And God help them, will finally nominate a Roman Catholic in 2016.

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                      • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                        Originally posted by RRAHH View Post
                        Ron Paul was more electable than Romney. The GOP made sure he didn't get his fair shake though. Thoughts. Good riddance Romney.
                        Of the write in POTUS votes I just calculated in my precinct, guess who got most of them . Once again IMO it shows character matters. Whether you agree with him on particular issues or not, he was credible on them. In fact IMO he was the most forthright candidate about his views and willing to explain them in the same manner.

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                        • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                          Could someone hand Trump a napkin?

                          https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump

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                          • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                            Originally posted by thanatos144 View Post
                            If is shocking people voted in a man who let men die so he wouldn't look bad.... This country is fucked. At least the paulbots got what they wanted.
                            Just so long as we didn't get a fake like what you and others were willing to sell your souls for to get, I'm good. You neocons did this to yourselves. As you would say to us, don't whine. You all fucked yourselves over, not the "Paulbots". We just made sure you payed for what you did to us.

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                            • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                              Originally posted by Chloe View Post
                              Because they're fucking idiots. Santorum was hands down the best single conservative crusader in the race...was he nominated, i would have spent 6 months convincing Pete to vote for him in the General. I would have got sister Mary to beat him and cane him until his hands bled, if i could, but i would have voted for a Papist ; Republicans fucked this up from the get go.
                              The people messed it up, not the party, at least the people in wrong places; or is it the wrong people in the right place?

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                              • Re: Election Day 2012 - Results Discussion Thread

                                Originally posted by O'Sullivan Bere View Post
                                Of the write in POTUS votes I just calculated in my precinct, guess who got most of them. . Once again IMO it shows character matters. Whether you agree with him on particular issues or not, he was credible on them. In fact IMO he was the most forthright candidate about his views and willing to explain them in the same manner.
                                No way, Santorum was far more resolute in his ways and views. VERY consistent, no matter what. He has not ruled out a 2016 run a few months back and if he runs, i would hope you support him again.

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